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ABC
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
the votes and the third party will tally results. voting ends on monday. >> president obama tells bloomberg in an interview, that ceos need to start hiring again. >> willow bay joins with us that and more this afternoon's after the bell report. willow? >> hi, yes. president obama granted a first television interview since reelection to bloomberg. the president made it clear he considers tech sector to be a key driver of growth. he met with business leaders in silicon valley. and talk about the power of an nation to create jobs. much of the interview is focused on the fiscal cliff. it also talked about topics vital to tech and business communities. and what more could be done to boost the economy. here is some of what he had to say. >> conversation was ceos, they teal me we're ready to fire. -- hire. but we want a little bit of certainty out there. and what is missing is not only a deal, on long term deficit reduction. what smising is steps we can be taking now. >> if you own shares of oracle, next check will be bigger than usual. ora cell will pay next three dividends at once. the software
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
launch using ballistic missle tech nlg. the obama administration called the launch a provocative act. >> house republican leaders are pressing president obama to come up with a plan they can accept for spending cuts and tax revenues to avoid the so called fiscal cliff. time is running out now for both parties to reach a compromise. we have the latest. >> the deadline to avoid the fiscal cliff is december 316789 lawmakers have less time if they want get something together that congress can pass and the president can sign. >> the longer the white house road blocks this discussion, closer our economy gets to the fiscal cliff. >> in an interview, the president was optimistic a deal can be reached. >> i'm confident republicans would not hold middle class taxes hostage to try to protect tax cuts for high income individuals. >> monday night, white house sent speaker boehner on offer including $1.2 trillion in new revenue. yesterday, boehner sent a counter proposal back but looked almost exactly like their original plan. $800 in new revenue continues to be the sticking point. tax rates on th
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
. >> the unscheduled fiscal cliff meeting at the white house between president obama and babe bane is over. no word of progress. the two met for about an hour this afternoon. this was their first face-to-face talk since sunday. mr. obama and boehner have struggled to make the impasse over taxes. the president wants tax rates to rise for the top 2% of income earners, which boehner is opposed to. the deal must be reached by december 31 to avoid the fiscal cliff, which would trigger a series of tax increases and spending cuts. >> a controversial facebook posting, by sergeant carl tnchts of himself, riding through the broadway tunnel and claimed he was with others in a lamborghini, going 100 miles per hour and said they were all drunk. today the chief says he is outraged. >> obviously, it is beyond irresponsible and dumb. i was out of town yesterday, so my first act to get back was to reassign the sergeant out of patrol. nobody with such poor judgment should be around the younger officers. >> sergeant carl tnchts, who legally changed his name is on desk duty, pending an investigation into this incident
ABC
Dec 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
president obama addressed the nation this afternoon. >> he expressed pro found sadness and offered deepest condolences to the families of the victims. >> the majority of those who died today were children. and... beautiful little kids between ages of five and 10 years old.lj29q them. birthdays, graduations, weddings. kids are gone. so our hearts are broken today. this evening, michelle and i will do what i know every parent in america will do. which is hug our children a little tighter and we'll tell them we love them. and we'll remind each other how deeply we love one another. but there are families in connecticut who cannot do that tonight. and they need all of us right now. in the hard days to come the community needs us to be at our best as americans ask i will do everything in my power as president to help. >> the president ordered flags to be lowered to half staff in honor of the victims. he said america has endured too many tragedies and says meaningful action needs to be taken to prevent incidents like it regardless of the politic autos abc 7 news viewers expressing condolences to
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
the obama administration announced expansion of two northern california marine sanctuaries. permanently bang oil drilling along 50 miles of state coastline from sonoma county north to mendocino. it's the largest expansion in the state in the last 20 years along with oil drilling ban, other district law goesing to go into affect including regulation of when cruise ships can release sewage into the ocean. >> a south bay charity doing it's part to make holidays brighter, handing out thousands of toys. d=z'ñ she expect to give away toys and gifts by tomorrow. >> you know, it's -- it makes me feel good and makes me feel like a mother should feel. >>iú: sacred heart says she ned 400 more toys and books. there are 500 more kids registered this year. >> still ahead at 4:00, facebook tests a service letting users pay for e mail delivery. >> if you pay for a parking ticket in the city of oakland you may be owd money here. >> this video is related to major snow storm moving across the mid west right now, causing problems for holiday traveler autos later%i(u legal problems for hewlett-packard. the la
ABC
Dec 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
with officials to see if they can learn what it could do to prevent this from happening again. >> president obama made it official he will nominate john kerry to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. the president praised kerry saying his life has prepared for this job. >> over these many years john earned respect and confidence of leaders and he earned respect and trust of colleagues. >> kerry served as chairman of the senate foreign relations committee. he became front runner after susan rice was w.drew her name from consideration lastérvgd wek oo. here is why a home surveillance camera can come in hand yi. front door delivery shows a federal express worker dropping off an ipad minutey. hours later another delivery by a ups worker results in a crime caught on video. the ups worker returned:"g just minutes later and yes, you can see there, steals the box. that was delivered earlier by fed-ex. the seasonal worker was fired and arrested for theft. >> now, final holiday shopping frenzy. four days left to get gifts and if you're not done there are still great deals out there. >> this is a
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
by president obama. it ruined christmas plans for dozens of people in the bay area. this group of people were surprised when they went to the san francisco passport office only to find out that was closed. the office was supposed to be open today but last friday, president obama signed a last minute executive order making christmas eve a federal holiday. people who showed up with morning appointments and plans to travel today or tomorrow were just left out in the cold. >> i don't know what i can do. i am still waiting out here just trying -- with the hope they will open and kids can get the passports and can travel. >> dan: this is was especially frustrating for people who had done all the required paperwork and had been told to come in monday morning to pick up their passport. >> carolyn: yikes. that is unbelievable. >> dan: now they are stuck for a couple days. >> carolyn: back to the weather and it's bringing a lot of snow to the sierra. >> dan: good news. sally joins us live from heavenly mountain, at the top of gun barrel lift. >> reporter: i can hear you fine. >> dan: this is fabulous r
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm PST
you. >> president obama is praising a member of the navy s.e.a.l. team that was among us us and afghan force who's raided a taliban compound sunday morning. they did manage to rescue the doctor, kidnapped wednesday. czech was wounded and died of injuries. >> crews are highly trained and have become the best in the world. >> the president says the mission is an example of the courage, still, and -- skill, and patriotism troops show every day. dr. joseph is a medical advisor for a nonprofit. >> after several days in hiding the australian djs who pulled a prank spoke for the first time today. abc news has more now.tby >> australian djs who prank called a london hospital last week came out of hiding. offering a tearful apology on australia channel 9 tv. >> shattered. gutted. heart broken. >> we may have played a part in that is... gut wrenching. >> the djs made a hoax call to king ed wad the 7th hospital and asking about the pregnant duchess's condition. the5pycd&nurse who answered the call put it through to kate's room. >> the hosts say they never imagined they'd get through it and light
ABC
Dec 17, 2012 4:00pm PST
:00. >> a meeting between president obama and top republican john boehner at the white house today is generating optimism a deal on the fiscal cliff can be reached before the year end deadline. the talks continued after the house speaker2v offered hikes9n tax rates for earners making $1 million a year, boehner had no comment after that meeting. house majority leader senator reid briefed congress it appears at that stage we'll see if anything changes but it appears we're going to be coming back a day after christmas to complete work on the fiscal cliff to go over item autos the meeting lasted about 45 minutes. the sides do remain far part on tax rates with the president wanting to raise taxes on income earners over $250,000 per year. >> city leaders will consider a proposal to declare the air there a no-drone zone. the commission is worried law enforcement will use technology to spy on citizens. voters set for tomorrow. and and supervisors had a plan tolsret up a grant on surveillance drone. the supervisors and sheriff came under pressure by privacy advocates including american civil liberties u
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
of human rights sanctions passed and signed into law this month by president obama. russia is the third most popular country for americans to adopt. over 60,000 have happened since the fall of the soviet union but adoptions to the u.s. have become a political football in russia. officials point to cases of 19 children died after being adopted by americans. the issue caught fire in 2010 when this boy was put back on a plane alone to russia by his adoptive mother in tennessee. a poll here found the majority of russians support the ban but this sparked outrage many who say this is playing politics for children. >> you hope it's not a door shut but just, that this is an obstacle, a delay. and we do not know. >> and we're just getting word from the ap retired u.s. general norman swartzcpf died. a much decorated combat soldier in vietnam, he was known sometimes as stormin norman. he was 78 years old. >> family and friends continue to visit former president george hw bush in an intensive care unit of a houston hospital. he's the oldest living former president, optized at methodist hospital las
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm PST
lower a cost of living. president obama's plan raising taxes but medicare and social security will be largely spared. the budget cuts. we're getting an idea about possible long term impact tax increases voter as proved in proposition 30 could have on state economy. abc 7 news joins us live now with the story. nannette? >> well, higher taxes are not expected to be a major hit to the economy. if you're looking for a job it's hard to hear about a possible slow down in highering. governor brown got voters last month to approve proposition 30. a temporary income tax increase and a boos0qz the sales tax to save public schools. but a new anderson forecast called it a double edged sword because that will have a slight drag on the committee, slowing california growth. >> republicans have been saying that sometime. it change behaviors. it's dampening economic recovery. >> the forecast estimates payroll growth hovering between 1% and 2% in next two years. it predicts the rate will average 10.5% by the end of the year, then improve to 9.7% next year with the jobless rate around 8.4% in 20
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
as president obama plans to ask congress to approve $60 billion in aid to help communities rebuild from damage caused by sandy. >> native patriots quarterback tom brady is a new daddy again. brady ask his wife announced birth of their second child a little girl namedqst" vivienne . the super model says they're grateful to be the parents of another little angel. they have a 3-year-old son. >> congratulations autos from movie premiers to events, red carpets are packed now. >> we can hear all about it in today's on the red carpet report its a busy time for a-listers here in los angeles. matt damon and friends hit the red carpet last night for the premier of his latest film "promise land". >> seemed like a perfect back drop for a movie about american identity. the decisions we make as communities. >> in new york city another0w%ñ premier we learned some facts about elijah wood. >> i think i relate to hobbits. i love a comfortable home, good food and friends. i do love to travel which is not very hobbit-y. >> also in new york a benefit event put on by alicia keys celebrating yet another number one
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 4:00pm PST
and hope the president obama and  reach an agreement on the new budget. and as for your bloomberg silicon valley index, apple and intel helping end the day higher, google ventures higher, google ventures releasedfílw calling 2012 a successful year. the firm invested in 150 companies and grew reserve fund to $300 million. general partner david crane gave insight into the strategy. >> we have a bias towards probably not seeing enough deals for doing enough transactions. we tend to do about 50 or 60 seed investments per year. and this year we've achieve that had milestone, having introduced more than 50 new companies in 2012. >> and a number of companies google venture invested in or sold this year include hipster, aol and buffer box. bloomberg studios in san back to you. >> we can see it's nice out there right now. but it's going to be cool it is. it's going to be cold. >> you can feel the chismt it's beautiful, sunny day. but getting chilly breezy and gusty as well. here is a live view looking down on to the bai. you can see the way the cram is shaking there that this is pretty breezy rig
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
. the person has not been found. >> president obama is promising to tighten gun control autos this morning apointing long time gun control advocate joe biden who had a task force on preventing more mass shootings. >> we have more on the announcement. >> since friday, we've been hearing one politician after the next saying the connecticut shooting changed the political landscape. today, the president joined the chorus. the president said washington won't just talk about tackling gun violence. >> this is a team that has a tas tok pull together real reforms, right now. >> the president urged congress to vote on an assault weapons ban, a ban on ammunition clips and close the gun show loophole so hall would be subject to background checks. >> the task force will recommend policies beyond gun conroll. >> we're going to need to make access to mental health care. >> the president hoping to seize this moment of heightened public awareness to push washington to change. >> if there is one thing we should have after this week, it should be a sense of perspective about what is important. >> his announc
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
obama spent part of the christmas day greeting thanking service member autos thanks for the work. >> knowing there are steeper cuts and the president is giving it a last shot, cutting short his vacation, returning to washington, d.c. tomorrow to try to hammer out a last minute deal with congressional republicans. if there is no break through, every american will be hit with higher taxes. a schoolteacher with two kids and a salary of $43,000 will face a tax hike of $3,000. the super rich like lebron james would see his tax goes up more thanhóÁ$2.4 million this year. >> i want us to not go over the cliff. i think it hurts the country. >> middle class people shouldn't have tax goes up?(héq $2,000 a year, we should start making some meaningful reform on debt. >> going over the fiscal cliff mean morz than higher taxes. federal workers at risk of being furloughed and unemployment benefits for two million people could expire saying the nation will fall back into a recession. there are reports hairy reed is now working on a smaller deal than the one the president negotiate yatesed wit
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